On June 14, the National Secretary of Health, Prof. Dr. Adolfo Rubinstein, together with representatives of health ministries of the MERCOSUR countries and associated states, meeting in the context of the MERCOSUR Ministers Summit that took place in San Carlos de Bariloche, visited INVAP’s headquarters.
The Ministry of Interior, Public Works and Housing, led by Rogelio Frigerio, inaugurated the first National Meteorological Radar (RMN, in Spanish) in the city of Río Grande, Province of Tierra del Fuego. It covers a range of 240 kilometers and will allow to anticipate real time actions in the face of severe weather conditions.
On June 5, a contract was signed with the National Ministry of Transport and the Argentine Air Navigation Company (AESA, in Spanish) for the supply, installation and implementation of three new radars of the primary with associated secondary radar type, which will be located at the airports of Buenos Aires Terminal Area (TMA Baires, in Spanish), Córdoba and Mendoza.
On September 4, INVAP signed a contract with Turkish Aerospace company to develop a new generation of telecommunication satellites “Small-Geo”, which will be carried out by GSATCOM Space Technologies, a strategic partnership between both companies created in May this year.